Sesame Street
Plot Elmo recycles newspapers
Air date March 22, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by David Korr
Sponsors F, P, 11

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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Elmo presents the day's sponsors. Jamal tells him that today is Newspaper Collection Day and they're collecting newspapers to be recycled. Elmo wants to pitch and save a tree too.
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SCENE 1 Elmo wants Gordon to give him his newspaper so he can recycle it. Gordon tells him he can have it when he's done reading it and tells him to pass the time by watching the manatees...
Iamamanatee
Song Chris Cerf sings "I'm a Manatee."
(First: Episode 3069)
Esmae's doll
Cartoon Esme's wooden clown breaks, and she is about to throw it away, when it suggests she use glue to fix it.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(EKA: Episode 2843)
Grovertaxi
Muppets Grover and Mr. Johnson: Grover the taxi driver picks up Mr. Johnson, who's startled to find his usual waiter driving a cab. Mr. Johnson wants to go to the library. Grover says that that is a very wise choice, and talks about the great things about a library. "Of course, you could also go to the zoo," he observes, and talks about the benefits of visiting the zoo. He also suggests the museum, or a movie. Mr. Johnson insists that they go to the library -- but Grover says they'll have to wait until he gets his cab fixed.
(First: Episode 2984)
WhyIlovemybrothersshoes
Cartoon Leanna Williams explains why she loves her brother’s shoes - she has fun with the box they came in.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2985)
PforParty
Film P for party, picture and puzzle
(First: Episode 3267)
P.Penguin
Cartoon P for Penguin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2179)
4072m
Cartoon P for paper, point, poke, paint, pat, peel
(First: Episode 3066)
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SCENE 2 Gordon is finished reading the paper, but Elmo gets upset when he hands it to Susan to read now. They explain that it would be wasting more paper if Susan had to buy her own, so Elmo allows it.
Recycle-paper
Film How paper is recycled
(First: Episode 2627)
Packsuitcase
Cartoon A girl has trouble closing her suitcase after she's packed it, but has help from her four-legged friend.
(EKA: Episode 2449)
Erniebertcountsheep
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie can't sleep, so Bert tells him to count sheep. Ernie tries to count sheep, but it's dull -- so he starts counting fire engines. The noise from the imaginary fire engine wakes Bert up. Bert says that Ernie's waking up the whole neighborhood, and tells him to count something quieter. Ernie counts balloons -- but the balloon gets bigger and bigger, finally bursting with a huge explosion that wakes Bert up again.
(First: Episode 0276)
3991d
Cartoon A bus driver counts 11 of each necessity for a camping trip.
(First: Episode 3151)
1800-25
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(EKA: Episode 0239)
4116zh
Cartoon Rubber Stamp #11
(First: Episode 2885)
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SCENE 3 Elmo finds another way to recycle the newspaper - Gina uses them to wash windows.
3505hives
Cartoon "How I Got the Hives," a true story by Corky Pumpkin.
Artist: ArtistMike
Rodrigo
Film Rodrigo lives in the Philippines. He and his family like spending a day at the park.
(First: Episode 3219)
10sideddancing
Animation Ten masked dancers are counted in Spanish. br>Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3079)
Telly-Picabo
Muppets / Celebrity Monster on the Spot
Telly tries to report on "Peek-a-Boo Street," but can't find it. He discovers he's supposed to report on Olympic skier, Picabo Street.
(First: Episode 3312)
4119za
Cartoon Letter F words are found on the street.
3958ze
Film The letter F appears, Jaws-like, out of a swimming pool.
3958zd
Animation F / f (space paint)
(First: Episode 3215)
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SCENE 4 Elmo finds Carlo and wants him to recycle some of the newspaper too. Carlo finds a use for it - stuffing in a package to keep the contents safe.
GloriaGlobe.trash
Cartoon Gloria Globe appears sick and ailing, because of pollution and damage to the planet. Only by taking better care of the Earth can Gloria become well again.
(First: Episode 2781)
OnceIsNotEnough
Muppets "Once Is Not Enough"
(First: Episode 2921)
Rocketshapes
Animation Wooden shapes group themselves by color, then regroup by shape, then assemble themselves into a rocket ship.
(First: Episode 3229)
Film.Chores
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(First: Episode 2226)
3161y
Cartoon A drowsy wagoner gets across a clearing by building a bridge out of his ox-cart, and converting it back again.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0815)
Bergenoscar
Muppets / Celebrity Murphy Brown (Candice Bergen) interviews Oscar about his sock collection.
Suzie.Telephone
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie tries to demonstrate what a telephone is, but keeps getting calls.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3268)
Jamaicadrums
Film Kids in Jamaica play bongo drums.
(First: Episode 3160)
Ssnews.peterpiper
Muppets News Flash: Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers.
(EKA: Episode 1563)
2477l
Animation P for Pyramid
(EKA: Episode 2061)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird joins Elmo and some Anything Muppet kids in a drawing and writing session, where they use the newspapers to mark on. Elmo shows everyone (and Susan) how he's written his own name, with Big Bird's help, leading to a song about how "Elmo Wrote His Name."
CaptainBrown
Cartoon "Up and Down with Captain Brown"
(EKA: Episode 2493)
SquareDraw
Muppets Old West: Noel Cowherd challenges Billy the Grownup, the fastest draw in the west, to a "square fight" - seeing who can draw squares the fastest.
(First: Episode 2825)
Snakesmakeshapes
Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(EKA: Episode 1930)
Getting-to-Count-You
Muppets Count von Count sings "Getting to Count You" to his newfound friends.
1037c
Cartoon Kid names his own body parts
(EKA: Episode 0843)
3164o
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
ArtistMikeTeeth
Cartoon Some yucky little teeth sing praise of Mr. Toothbrush, who brushes them.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3211)
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SCENE 6 Elmo tells Jamal about his recycling efforts and reports he has one piece of newspaper left with no ideas on how to recycle it. Jamal simply adds to the newspaper pile, which will be taken to the recycling center later. Elmo cheers and Gordon announces the sponsors.


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